Fruit Spray Operators

Location Rochester
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Food & Fresh Produce, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££9.89 - £13.67 per hour
Contact name: Louise Palmer

Contact email:
Job ref: 14612LP
Published: 9 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Top Fruit Spray Operators - AC Goatham & Son

Rochester, Kent

We are a Family run farming business and we are looking for motivated and reliable Top Fruit Spray Operators to work as part of our expanding Team. We farm 3000 acres across Kent. Our machinery is modern and well maintained. We run New Holland T4 and T7 tractors, alongside Bab and Munckhof Sprayers.

The position is available immediately and we look forward to offering a full time, permanent role within our Team.

Responsibilities include:

Spraying of Top Fruit



Harvest work

Required Qualifications:




Fork truck certification would be advantageous

Full clean driving licence essential

Qualifications for PA1, PA2, and PA3 would be advantageous, however training would be provided for the right candidate.

Working Hours and Benefits:

Full time, permanent position

Orchards are based across Kent

Full training will be given in business procedures and operating protocols

Starting pay (unqualified) - £9.89 per hour basic, with overtime after 40 hours paid at £12.50 per hour

Once qualified, pay will increase to £10.91 basic and £13.67 overtime, with further progression possible

Holiday allowance of 28 paid days per annum including bank holidays

Fortnightly pay

Regular overtime available

Free on site parking

Access to free WIFI

Free apples and pears

English levels of B1 required.

Accommodation available if required.

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